The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences has moved to increase the number of Indigenous students and staff in the faculty, by creating the role of Associate Dean (Indigenous Development).
Australian scientists have identified the behaviour of the mutant protein ‘huntingtin’ which leads to the fatal Huntington’s disease providing potential targets to treat the disease, a University of Melbourne study reveals.
Australian researchers have begun clinical trials of a new vaccine to protect newborn infants against rotavirus, a life-threatening diarrhoeal disease that kills half a million children worldwide each year.
The University of Melbourne will offer the country’s first professional entry masters level course in Medicine as part of its newly designed suite of graduate degrees in medicine, dentistry and physiotherapy.
Exercising in the first three months after giving birth, can reduce the risk of Postnatal Depression (PND) and increase wellbeing, a University of Melbourne study conducted at Angliss Hospital, has revealed.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.